Stand Point

Are we truly independent?

Are we truly independent?

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Jun 12, 2015

Today, the newly formed Pilipinong Nagkakaisa para sa Soberanya (P1NAS) is set to hold a protest action against arbitrary foreign expansionism in West Philippine Sea at the Chinese Consular Office in Makati and then march down to the United States Embassy along Roxas Boulevard in Manila.

High time for media workers to fight back

High time for media workers to fight back

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May 01, 2015

We, media workers in the Philippines, mark Labor Day with heightened determination to defend our rights and welfare against the intensifying assaults on jobs, wages and benefits, and freedom of the press.

An attack on the rights of journalists and press freedom

An attack on the rights of journalists and press freedom

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Apr 17, 2015

The obsolete, repressive law on libel is one of the instruments of oppressors to attack the freedom of speech and expression and press freedom. Since 1986, more than 180 journalists have been killed and more still suffer from oppressive libel charges.

Mindaphobia and the Historical Injustices in Mindanao

Mindaphobia and the Historical Injustices in Mindanao

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Feb 01, 2015

Mindanao is endowed with the largest and the richest natural resources in the Philippines yet majority of its tri-people, lowly Christian settlers included, are robbed of its blessing. Many are still landless and living in abject poverty.

A Christmas wish for the Lumads

A Christmas wish for the Lumads

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Dec 24, 2014

The first story of Christmas was the story of Jesus’ parents who arrived at Bethlehem from a long trip and went from house to house to find a bed so that they can sleep from a long trek. They could only find a haystack in a farm for a bed; but it was from such a lowly, humble place that the story of hope, faith and love began.

Why suffer the children

Why suffer the children

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Dec 15, 2014

One of the condemnable things during the December 9 bus bombing in Maramag, Bukidnon was that dozens of students from high school and college were not spared from the incident.

Fight for genuine freedom of information law

Fight for genuine freedom of information law

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Dec 06, 2014

There is no reason to rejoice over the recent approval of the consolidated bill on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the House at the committee level, and the approval of the Senate version earlier this year.